Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
Played in 24 games for the Cavaliers after recovering from injury
Registered 11 hits, four doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 40 at-bats
Posted a career-best 4-for-4, four run and four RBI performance including a three-run home run in 14-3 win over Saint Joseph's (3/5)
Drove in three runs in 12-0 win over Marshall (3/22), which included a three-run home run
Played in 33 games garnering 17 starts including 12 as the designated hitter and five behind the plate
Hit .235 with four doubles, three home runs, 13 RBI and 10 runs scored
Made his first career start for Virginia on opening day, going 1-for-3 at DH (2/11)
Went 2-for-4 with a double against Old Dominion (3/23)
Recorded his first collegiate home run against Wake Forest, finishing the day 1-for-5 at the plate with two RBI and two runs scored (3/4)
Drove in two runs and score one in a 1-for-1 pinch hit appearance in Virginia's 15-1 win over Coppin State (3/16)
Hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Virginia a 6-5 win over Maryland (3/19)
Homered and finished 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 5-1 win over Longwood (4/20)
Made his first collegiate appearance in Virginia's 15-2 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (2/19)
Finished a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with one RBI in Virginia's 17-1 win over Central Connecticut (3/5)
Had two at-bats at No. 4 Miami (4/26) and one at No. 17 N.C. State (3/27)
Appeared against No. 24 Florida State (5/6).
Earned three letters playing baseball for coach Bo Puckett (2002-2003) and coach Pat Russo (2001)
Twice selected to both the All-State Team (2002-2003) and All-County Team (2002-2003)
Named First Team All-Conference
Named MVP and served as the team captain his senior year
Recipient of the first "Joe Urso Leadership Award" for baseball in 2002
Earned Western Conference All-Academic Awards his sophomore, junior and senior year
Ranked No. 12 in Florida on the Junior Tennis Circuit
Received the American Legion Award for Leadership, Honor and Integrity (2003)
Member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies
Parents are Kevin and Susan Hudson
Father Kevin was on the track team at Indiana
Grandfather played basketball for Arkansas State and an uncle was a catcher for Ball State
Born November 20, 1984 in Royal Oak, Mich.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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